Articles tagged todd gitlin

Oswald’s Ghost: American Experience

Regarding the Kennedy assassination, Norman Mailer describes an utterly "American" problem and seeming solution, the simultaneous determination and inability to believe.

READ more

30 Nov 2007 // 5:02 AM

Oswalds Ghost

The question at the center of Oswald's Ghost is less about facts and figures, the unsolved case, than it is about perception.

READ more

14 Jun 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Weather Underground (2003)

Gaining resonance with today's 'war on terror,' The Weather Underground, recalls another unsettled social scene, during another unsettled period.

READ more
Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives by Todd Gitlin

. . . a sound overview of how we have become affected -- or disaffected -- by the media.

READ more
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

READ the article